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  • O'Malley Asia trip was worth the cost

    O'Malley Asia trip was worth the cost
    Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. led trade missions to Singapore, China and Israel. His lieutenant governor, Michael S. Steele, went to Ghana, South Africa, Paris, Barbados and Israel. Former Gov. Parris N. Glendening took overseas trips with an aide who...
  • New report shows CNN International as top news channel in Africa

    New report shows CNN International as top news channel in Africa
    I know some of my more parochial colleagues can't get past the troubles CNN continues to have in its prime-time American operation. And I am right up there in being dismayed by some of the moves management has made with Eliot Spitzer, Kathleen Parker,...
  • Balto. firm to build world's tallest indoor roller coaster in China

    Balto. firm to build world's tallest indoor roller coaster in China
    When it opens next year, the Great Mall of China near Beijing will be the biggest retail and entertainment center in the world, with 15 million square feet of shops, a theme park, a water park — and the world's tallest indoor roller coaster,...
  • Grout photo retrospective opens at Westminster's Off Track Art

    Grout photo retrospective opens at Westminster's Off Track Art
    Award-winning Carroll County photojournalist, fine art photographer and author Phil Grout will appear for the opening of his latest exhibition Friday, May 4, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Off Track Art in Westminster. The exhibit, "Child of the Universe," is a...
  • Panetta tells Naval Academy graduates to look to Asia-Pacific

    Panetta tells Naval Academy graduates to look to Asia-Pacific
    With Osama bin Laden dead, the war in Iraq over and the war in Afghanistan winding down, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told graduating midshipmen Tuesday to prepare themselves for "one of the key projects" of their generation: building American...
  • Sweet Spots

    Sweet Spots
    On a February afternoon, a light snow falls steadily from the sky and the temperature hovers in the low 30s. But to peek in the front window of Yogi Castle in Ellicott City, you’d think it was a steamy July afternoon. Every table is occupied, and...
  • Boring bread and leaping fish case

     
    A culinary expedition to Catonsville gave Dining@Large reader Meekrat the chance to pass on both Wonder Bread and live frogs. If that's not the center of the foodie universe, I don't know what is. LV I've been needing an adventure......
  • The challenges that lie ahead

    The next pope will inherit a church facing serious challenges, such as the polarization between liberals and conservatives, competition with evangelical Protestants, the secularization of Western Europe and the clergy's steadily declining ranks. The...
  • New aid bottleneck is emerging at hospitals

    BANDA ACEH, Indonesia - Haggard and dehydrated survivors of Asia's tsunami catastrophe flooded hospitals in the disaster zone yesterday, posing a new challenge for the global relief operation. A 5.8-magnitude quake, the latest of numerous aftershocks...
  • Easing southern Asia's powerful thirst

    Sri Lanka's top beer producer built its reputation on its chilled lagers and full-bodied stouts. But soon after last week's catastrophe, when a tsunami struck the nation's coastline, executives at Lion Brewery in Colombo knew that the best way they...
  • Ukraine and the American expansionism

    Events in Ukraine are a continuing and increasingly dangerous prolongation of a Cold War supposedly called off at the meeting between President Ronald Reagan and Chairman Mikhail Gorbachev in January 1992. These events may be read as driven by ideology...
  • Cricket-Zadran blasts Afghanistan to famous win

    BULAWAYO, July 24 (Reuters) – Off-spinner Sharafuddin Ashraf took three wickets as Afghanistan skittled hosts Zimbabwe for 159 to win the fourth and final one-day international by 100 runs on Thursday and draw the series 2-2. Ashraf returned...